Free Press Journal
  • ‘Black Friday’ for Central Railway commuters

    Mumbai :  It was a day of major hiccups on the Central line: To begin with, over 100 local trains were running late by about 30 minutes during the morning peak hour.

  • Handball costs FIFA $5 million

    The world body made payment to stop legal action after  Henry controversy cost Ireland place in 2010 World Cup

  • Handball costs FIFA $5 million

    London : FIFA have confirmed they made a $5 million payment to the Football Association of Ireland after Thierry Henry’s handball stopped Ireland qualifying for the 2010 World Cup.

  • FIFA’s finances in the spotlight

    Paris : The corruption scandal engulfing FIFA raises troubling questions about how its auditors failed to sound the alarm over the alleged systematic payment of millions of dollars in bribes.

  • Wifi

    After Chhappan Dukan, free Wi-Fi facility to come up at eight places

    Indore :  After providing Wi-Fi for free at Chhappan Dukan and Bhanwarkuan area, a company of young entrepreneurs has announced to extend the services to eight more locations including Vijay Nagar, Sarafa and Rajwada.

  • 2015 Copa America to kick off despite scandal

    Santiago : Chile football team coach Jorge Sampaoli described the Copa America as a “football fiesta” that was capable of “rising above any other issue”.

  • Denied visa, Archers pull out of event out of archery competition

    New Delhi :  The Archery Association of India on Friday pulled out of the World Youth Archery Championships in the US after 21 of its 31-member team were denied visas on apprehensions that they would not return to India.

  • U-17 WC selection trails from June 9

    Mumbai: Selection trials for scouting talent for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India in 2017, are to be conducted for players from Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra at the Cooperage ground here from June 9 to 11. The trials will be supervised by AIFF appointed scouts and players born in 2000 are eligible to attend the trials which will be conducted on all three days from

  • BJP Bihar allies get restive

    New Delhi :  Even as the stalwarts of Bihar politics taunt each other over mangoes and litchis, the BJP’s alliance partners in the state are becoming increasingly restive with their big brother.

  • AIMP demands police station to keep thieves away

    Indore :  In view of the increasing incidence of the theft and activities of the un-social elements, the Association of Industries of MP (AIMP) has demanded the establishment of a dedicated Industrial Police Station at Sanwer Road industrial area.

  • MBBS students seek extension of IInd Professional exams

    Indore : Second professional students of MBBS (D-batch) staged a protest on the RNT Marg of the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) to press for their demand of extending their professional exams scheduled from June 18 until their results revaluation and review results were announced.

  • Baby born in train toilet dies after ingesting sewage water

    Indore :  A day after a boy, who slipped onto railway tracks through a train toilet drain seconds after he was born, died due to ingestion of contaminated water at MY Hospital on Friday.

  • Scandal steals focus off Women’s WC

    Vancouver: The biggest Women’s World Cup in history kicks off on Saturday amid a backdrop of damaging FIFA corruption allegations that are threatening to overshadow the four-week tournament in Canada. The growing popularity of the sport has seen its expansion to 24 teams from 16, and nearly one million tickets have been sold for games in host cities — Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montreal and Moncton. But Canada’s soccer chief Victor Montagliani

  • BAMS students allege wrong marking, stage protest

    Indore : Alleging that they was under-marking in anatomy subject, BAMS students of a private college staged a demonstration on the RNT Marg campus of the Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV) pressing for their demand of unconditional review of the results.

  • Ex-boss a member of ‘ghost’ company

    Dublin: Sepp Blatter, who recently resigned as FIFA president, served as a board member for a fictitious company founded in Ireland in 2001 in order to profit from its tax benefits and to launder millions of euros to the its headquarters in Switzerland, a media report has claimed. The Irish Independent reported on Thursday that Blatter appeared for seven years on the list of directors of the FIFA Ireland Ltd. until its

  • Blatter not to attend IOC meeting

    Lausanne: Outgoing FIFA president and Olympic member Sepp Blatter will not attend next week’s International Olympic Committee meeting in Lausanne, world football’s governing body announced on Frdiay. “In April, the FIFA president informed the IOC that he would not be taking part at the meeting in Lausanne. He has not changed those plans,” a FIFA spokesman confirmed. Blatter announced his resignation as FIFA president on Tuesday, four days after his election for

  • AIIMS entrance topper had impersonated PMT aspirant

    BHOPAL :  A doctor, who had topped in the entrance exam of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and also in the PMT, surrendered in the local district and session’s court in connection with PMT-2008 admission fraud on Friday. He has been sent on police remand.